Responsibilities of mission

The Embassy:

  • represents the Government of Finland in Canada and looks after Finland´s political, economic and cultural interests

  • reports to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, other authorities, and stakeholder groups on Canadian matters of significance to the interests of Finland and the European Union

  • promotes better knowledge and understanding of Finland in Canada and Canada in Finland through public diplomacy, visits and exchanges in all walks of modern life

  • maintains ties with the large community of Finnish-Canadians and other friends of Finland in Canada

  • provides consular services to Finnish citizens and permanent residents as well as to visitors to Finland and other EU countries

  • directs the activities of honorary consuls across Canada as they assist the Embassy in performing these tasks.